Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Chili
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
A most scrumptious and comforting slow cooker chicken chili packed with yummy flavors in creamy, tangy base. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - packet(s) ranch dressing mix
  • 1 - packet(s) taco seasoning
  • 8 - oz. cream cheese**
  • Garnish: - cilantro**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the black beans. Open the petite diced tomatoes.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and pour the chicken stock, drained black beans, tomatoes (undrained), Ranch dressing mix and taco seasoning. Gently stir to combine. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken into the soup base, then stir in the cream cheese until the soup becomes creamy.
  4. Cook the rice as directed.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Chili with side of rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 4 boneless chicken breasts
    • 2 cups chicken stock
    • 1 - 15 oz. can black beans
    • 1 - 15 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
    • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
    • 1 packet taco seasoning
    • Do NOT add the cream cheese before freezing.

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. At the end of the cooking cycle, shred the chicken into the soup, then stir in the cream cheese to make a creamy soup base.

    Special notes


    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free Ranch mix and taco seasoning.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Chili

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. With 30 minutes remaining in the cooking cycle, shred the chicken in the soup and then stir in the cream cheese.
    Serve with rice with veggies.